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Ecumenical pilgrimage Why is the pope visiting the Geneva-based World Council of Churches?

Next month’s visit to Geneva by Pope Francis goes under the motto ‘Walking, praying and working together’.

20 years ago The murder of the commander of the Swiss Guard

On May 4, 1998, Alois Estermann was named commander of the Pope’s Swiss Guard. A few hours later, he was found dead in his flat in the Vatican City.

Science and the media Should journalists be more critical of research involving animals?

An anti-animal testing advocate and a science journalist address the Swiss media’s role in the debate over research involving animals.

Religion in Switzerland Non-believers make up a quarter of Swiss population

The proportion of those without a religious faith has more than doubled since the year 2000.